Nao Blog, Libcom.org, China, 22 Oct 2014 - Many of Guangzhou's 40,000 taxi drivers have been on strike over squeezed pay and excessive competition. The impacts of their strike remain unclear.
YAHOO News, Sri Lanka, 21 Oct 2014 - Sri Lankan trade unions, opposition politicians and activists protested on Tuesday, demanding the government include substantial pay increases in the annual budget presented this week.
The Korea Herald , 20 Oct 2014 - The number of labor disputes in South Korea jumped nearly 80 percent in the first nine months of 2014 from a year earlier, the labor ministry said Monday.
This latest issue of AP-IRNet Community Updates includes highlights of recent industrial relations news from across the Asia-Pacific as well as some featured resources: "World of Work Report 2014", "Guide to International Labour Standards", "Report of the Fifth Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region".
This year’s edition focuses on developing countries and argues that quality jobs are a key driver for development. It draws on evidence from over 140 developing countries and finds that a common factor amongst those countries that have achieved higher per capita income and sustained growth was quality jobs.
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